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. [applause] >> it's great to see you and to have read your book. the devil's why doesn't refer to osama bin laden's flashlight but to the light emitted from a nuclear weapon, and this is a very serious subject, and people who know your career will not be surprised that you've tackled this subject. door other books for example eclipse about human rights, africa and the geopolitics and your previous book exile before that was about the israeli-palestinian conflict. you were known for attacking serious issues and presenting them in a thriller format and the small oil is thrilling. but you said you didn't write this per say although it is to entertain people it is to inform them and you took two years to research this book and did a lot of high government officials and went to the middle east, and one of your main concerns is to let people know about the threat of al qaeda. can you talk about that? >> yeah, people talk about the irony in for the north koreans, the armenians for example as said the returning address and if they were to set a nuclear exchange, they could annihilate them quite eas
meeting later today help save the american economy? new details about how the cia tracked down osama bin laden. the story of one analyst's dogged determination to get the leader. >>> rolling out the red carpet. the british royal company meets and greets some hollywood's biggest royalty. the scoop and buzz from their trip. >>> the 10 million mile man. you're going to meet the guy who just set a new record for the most flights on an airline ever. pretty cool stuff. good morning. i'm thomas roberts in for alex witt today. thanks for joining us. we get right to it. two big issues are making headlines this morning in washington. jobs and the debt ceiling talks. treasury secretary tim geithner appeared on "meet the press" with host david gregory. >> it's going to take a long time still. h is a very tough economy. i think for a lot of people it's going to feel very hard, harder than anything they've experienced in their lifetime now for some time to come. that is because that is the tragic effects of a crisis this deep and this bad caused by a long period of lost opportunities to do things to m
live on for an update. based on documents taken from osama bin laden compound president obama was the target of an attack we will show you what they were planning. our outback always gets us there... ... sometimes it just takes us a little longer to get back. ♪ >> a man is dead following an officer involved shooting. what happened this afternoon? >> that 19 year-old was pronounced dead just after 7:00 p.m. this evening at the hospital. police say this all began over a bus transfer situation on the muni platform behind me for this said that a suspect was detained lead them on a foot chase for about one block. the police say they had no to his but to return fire. ticket to get some video shot earlier, it began around 4:44 p.m. this afternoon they said the suspect did i have his bus transfer and when he detain him, he took off into officers call him when the shots rang out. several officers responded immediately and the scene was take off, a lot of angry residents gathered in the area as the police did their investigation. her coming back alive, the police left this area abou
the killing of osama bin laden. we're so pleased to have the ambassador with us tonight to explore the complexities and the importance of this relationship and extremely lucky to have karen back. i want to recognize a few guests who are here with us tonight, undersecretary of state for public diplomacy judith mchale. [applause] um, principle deputy assistant secretary for economic energy and business affairs, deborah mccarthy. [applause] um, members of our corporate advisory council and, of course, our many ambassadors and diplomatic colleagues who we work very closely with throughout the years on our embassy events. our next one is going to be in july at the embassy of zambia, and it will be african-american leaders promoting investment, trade and peace. we're hoping that many of you will be able to join us for this very special event. it now gives me great pleasure to welcome our speaker and moderator. you have their bios in your program book, so i am just going to give you the highlights and a few of their accomplishments. um, ambassador haqqani has represented pakistan in the u
. it is the assassination of samoa. - osama bin laden . that is assassination . okay. >> so you know what. lincoln was assassinated and jfk wasssassinated and martin luther king jr. was assassinated. drug dealers are not assassinated . neither is a sniveling coward who orders people to kill innocent civilians. they are shot. they are shot like rabid dogs are shot. and i think the media has been fair. and barack obama and i do believe that the president did a gustsy good job on this. this puts barack obama in a ve good light going forward to reelection. all right . so the left wing media is going to celebrate it. and cover it as a positive . fascinating if bush in the last days in office had done the same thing. >> they would have said it took them 7 years to get around for doing it. >> and what you are going to see here. barack obama had a competency issue that people said he is a good guy but not terribly competent certainly i the economy and health care. but he was very competent. very competent in terms of getting osama bin laden and he deserves a lot of credit for the gutsy move he did. it sou
. >> america is concerned about pakistan. following their success in the osama bin laden operation, people are wanting to the ideas of stopping the terrorists in their tracks. >> pakistan might prove to be the major challenge in the so- called war on terror. the rising confidence of extremist groups is making observers extremely nervous, especially as the country is home to what the jihadists like to call the islamic bomb. the last time the world was jittery about security in pakistan was nearly a decade ago just after the 9/11 attacks when washington developed an emergency plans. we have been told that these plans are coming once again and they are contemplating the country expanding their nuclear arsenal at a time of weakness. these are the images behind the latest attack of nerves, a naval base in karachi. they destroyed two u.s.-made spy planes in a well-executed operation which is believed to have received support from elements within the armed forces. >> the raid on that particular naval facility was unique in this sense that it was the first time that an organized group was able to
.s.k., made men, that's a great one. obama beats weiner. osama bin laden bin west banking. these are priceless puns. imagine the frustration that the pun masters over there must be feeling. they're missing out on the chance to shame a high profile media mogul, make that nasty insinuations about his second in command. indulge in puns about her personal appearance. and the death of a whistle-blower? right! i mean, it's easy. (cheers and applause) it's so easy! poor bastards! now, i'm not suggesting you don't have the balls to confront murdoch on this, i've seen you do it. when this scandal broke in 2009, fox's steve barney yanked murdoch's ass out of sun valley and laid the smack down. >> the story that is really buzzing all around the country and ceainly here in new york is that the "news of the world," a news corporation newspaper in britain... >> i'm not talking about that issue at all today. sorry. >> i can, no worries mr. chairman, that's fine with me. (laughter). >> jon: and stay down! we'll be right impressive resume. i see you're flatulent in three languages. graduated top of your gas. [
since the raid on the osama bin laden compound in abbottabad, pakistan. we're committed to working through these issues. we believe it's in our national interest to do so. >> you saw "the new york times" article that detailed using cell phone conversations, what seemed pretty clear evidence, that the pakistani military, some elements of the pakistani military must have known that osama bin laden was holed up in abbottabad. does your intelligence confirm that? >> i've not seen any evidence that the pakistani leadership elements, the army, military, the intelligence or the political leadership, had foreknowledge of osama bin laden's operating in abbottabad, pakistan. >> you're saying leadership. >> i can't speak -- i don't -- i can't confirm or deny what you laid out here. i haven't seen any evidence that the leadership knew. the fact is that osama bin laden operated out of abbottabad, pakistan, for six years or so in an operational role leading al qaeda in a town 35 miles from islamabad. it is clear he had some sort of support mechanism there. i don't think at this point we know all
must have known that osama bin laden was holed up in faisalabad. does your intelligence confirm that? >> i haven't seen any evidence that the pakistani leadership elements in the army, military, intelligence or the political leadership had foreign osama bin laden operating there. i can't confirm or deny what you laid out here. but i haven't seen any evidence that the leadership knew. but i can state the fact. the fact is that osama bin laden operated out of pakistan for six years or so. in an operational role leading al qaeda in a town 35 miles from islamabad. it is clear he had some sport solve support mechanism there. i don't think at this point know all of the elements of thaf support mechanism and we are working through that. we have tremendous amount of informationing that we recovered from the compound where osama bin laden operated. we continue to work through that. but at this point, i don't know any evidence shown to me that would indicate the pakistani leadership and the military, political military services had foreign knowledge there. but he did operate there for an exten
have shocking new details about the killing of osama bin laden. >> a doctor suspected of helping the cia find a osama bin laden has been arrested in pakistan. it is reported the plan was organized by the cia to gather evidence. >>> president obama awarded the medal of honor to and afghanistan veteran this afternoon. he is the second living active- duty service member to receive the nation's highest military award. he is being recognized for courageous action during combat operations. the father of four was shot in both legs and lost a hand while probing enemy grenade away from himself and to fellow army rangers. >> that is an example of bravery. >> some students are thinking about school. high-school students from around the country spend their days stuffing backpacks and care packages for military families. the volunteers are spending a week in d.c. as part of the student leadership summit. >>> it looked -- a looks like a smart phones are becoming the choice for adults. a first of all u.s. adults on a smart phone. they go online using their sulfone even more than a computer. i p
group founded by osama bin laden, as murdered our citizens in the bombings of our embassies in kenya and tanzania to the attacks of the u.s. as coal, to the attacks on september 11th, which has also killed more than citizen -- more than -- killed citizens of more than 90 other countries. groups that are part of its network or share its goals that have also attempted to attempt our homelands. it was al qaeda in the arabian peninsula, based in yemen, that tended to bring down an airliner over detroit and which put explosives and cargo planes bound for the united states. it was the taliban and pakistan s sent a man on a failed attempt to blow up an suv in times square. it is a al qaeda is in here adherents,individuals, sometimes with little or no physical contact to al qaeda had succumbed to its hateful ideology and have a engaged in or facilitated terrorist activities in the united states. these misguided individuals are spurred on by the likes of -- -- we have seen the tragic results of that military murder and the attack in fort hood did this is the first counterterrorism strategy th
osama bin laden. >> narrator: behind last week's successful mission... ( explosion ) ...lies a much wider military campaign... >> all right, stand up, stand up! let's go, let's go, let's go! >> narrator: ...an extraordinary expansion of manhunt missions that have taken out thousands of al qaeda and taliban fighters. >> if you're trying to take down an insurgency, you take away its safe havens, you take away its leaders. >> hit the guy on the road. >> the joint special operations command is almost an industrial- scale counterterrorism killing machine. >> narrator: frontline investigates the latest us strategy... >> bludgeon your opponent. kill and capture as many as you can. make them ask for peace. >> narrator: ...its impact and its risks. >> by launching those attacks, are we creating more militants than in fact we are killing? >> narrator: can this campaign of killing and capturing make the difference? >> it could take years. i mean, i don't think anybody knows. >> bin laden's gone. that creates the kind of space in which diplomacy might actually be able to make progress. >> narra
an option. >>> before his death, osama bin laden's al qaeda organization was facing major problems. information found by u.s. navy zeals when they invatd bin laden's compound in pakistan show the strains inside bin laden's terror network. he was spending as much time dealing with al qaeda's struggles as he was dealing with no terror attacks. good morning. >> good morning, alex. >> what's this information telling us? >> a great deal about the organization which was now fragmented, difficult to control and finance. apparently riddled with trade traitors. it demonstrates that osama bin laden was obsessed with the follow up attack on the united states after 9/11. despite the fact that lots oof people in the organization wanted to work harder to establish a -- across the muslim war. he was focused on the united states and a big follow up, a big splashy attack which never occurred. >> all this from this new report in "the washington post" telling us al qaeda groups were complaining about the drone attacks which shows that they were working. >> they were indeed. matter of fact a large num
's great to see you and to have read your book, "the devil's light" doesn't refer to osama bin laden's flashlight but to the light emitted from a nuclear weapon. and this is a very serious subject, and people who know your career will not be surprised that you have tackled this subject. your other books, for example, eclipse was a human rights, africa and the geopolitics loyal and her previous books, exile and before that was about the israeli-palestinian conflict. you are known for attacking serious issues and presenting them in a thriller format. and this novel is thrilling, but you are upset you didn't write this per se, although it is to entertain people, it's also to inform them and, in fact, he took two years to research this book. you also went to the middle east, and one of your main concerns is to let people know about the threat of al qaeda. can you talk about that? >> yeah, people worry about the iranian's or the north koreans but the iranians, for example, have a return address. if they were to start a nuclear exchange with israel could fire him quite easily. the real thr
it did not take 100,000 troops to find osama bin laden and it does not take a military occupation of afghanistan to protect us from terrorist threats. by failing to draw down the number of troops in afghanistan, we continue to focus efforts away from the terrorists and needlessly put american soldiers in the line of fire. but this story is about more than numbers and figures, about it's real people who sacrifice everything to keep us safe. on sunday, april 3, of this year, a 21-year-old young marine named harry lu died while serving the country in afghanistan. he was a son of sandy and allen lu, the sister of carmen lu, and he was my nephew. harry died while serving on watch dudey -- duty in helmand province. his unit's goal was to provide security to locals. but three short months before he was set to return home he was gone. ending this year -- this war will save american lives. ending it will let us focus on fighting terrorism around the demrobe. ending the war will save money -- globe. ending war will save money at a time when we need it most. it is time to end the war in afgh
in iraq and afghanistan winding down somewhat and the death of osama bin laden. against that backdrop, a rather surprising new poll of attitudes in the arab world in the united states. one headline, favorable hate raittings for president obama and the united states have plunged even lowner some cases than they were at the end of the bush administration in most of the arab countries surveyed. joining us now is the of the arab american institution, james zogby. thanks for coming in. >> thanks. >> it's pretty shocking. this entire report is detailed. the favorability rating of the yao its in much of the arab world is lower now than it was under president obama than it was during the bush administration. why? >> that's because it spiked so high after president obama was elected and after the cairo speech, it went even higher, but the expectations have not able to be met and therefore there's been a deflation. the only country where attitudes are a little bit better are in saudi arabia which i think is interesting by itself. but in awe the other countries, there were a sense that people we
afghanistan. will he have gotten osama bin laden. he's been a really responsible moderate leader. >> barack obama in his state of the union talked about winning the future. i think if you're a suburban voter right now and you have a republican candidate. say it's mitt romney out there. he's not going to say, ok, this is about winning the future. this is about right now. this is about getting jobs today. >> how are you -- >> let's not forget suburban voters are paying $5 a gas too. >> the other thing is how are you going to get my grown up college educated son or daughter out of my house? >> somebody reporting here. tell me what you think about this. let's go to independents. we were kidding. this whole question of difference between suburbanites and independents. independents we think of ross perot and a person who's turned off politics to some extent. >> i think there's a cross. the specific things they can do across the specific groups but to me the core difference between 2008 and 2012 is going to be politics of hope we saw in 2008 versus politics of fear in 2012. they won't call it that
and al qaeda fighters were caught. but the head of al qaeda, osama bin laden, escaped detection for another decade. as 2002 drew to a close, the emphasis shifted towards the impeding invasion of iraq. the taliban regrouped. >> in my view, that was the biggest mistake the americans made in the war in afghanistan since 2001. >> the taliban buy in small units. they said booby traps and suicide bombings were more effective. a new generation of television militants saw their chance. by 2006, the insurgency was in full force. the international security assistance force, isaf, found it increasingly hard to stabilize the country. american combat troops were deployed in the north for the first time to battle a resurgent taliban. >> was clear is that the whole strategy in all -- in the north has had little success. that means that the german troops there remain in great danger. the more than 130,000 foreign soldiers are stationed in afghanistan. 90,000 of them are from the u.s.. president obama inherited the afghanistan war, but he says progress has been made and that the death of osama b
musharraf in he knew osama bin laden was hiding in his homeland and if he knows terrorists may be holed up in pakistan right now. i'm wolf blitzer, you're in "the situation room." first, a powerful reminder today, if they don't reach an agreement in the next 11 days, all hell could brea look. standard & poor's is warning the nation could be shoved back into recession very soon after the august 2i deadline passes with the clock ticking and stakes rising, our own jessica yellin learned that leaders plan to meet this hour at the white house. we're learning a good deal more about where the talks stand. kate bolduan has the latest. what do you know? >> both sides, all sides are cautioning and stressing that there is no deal. we are learning that president obama and house speaker john boehner are making a fresh drive to strive for one maybe last effort on this some of the ideas could include $3 trillion in debt reduction. that could include spending cuts of possibly a trillion or more, entitlement reform that could possibly include changing the age eligibility for -- of medicare, and also on the
boosted record sales and put her music on the charts. >>> with the death of osama bin laden, the risk of terror attacks has not gone awhat i. what the white house is saying about your safety this morning. >>> you are watching "good morning maryland" and we will be right back. k9 advantix ii. not only kills fleas and ticks, it repels most ticks before they can attach and snack on us. frontline plus kills but doesn't repel. any tick that isn't repelled or killed may attach and make a meal of us. [ male announcer ] ask your veterinarian about k9 advantix ii. what once took huge computers can now be stored on a single flash drive. yep, 4 gigs, just $5.99. will wonders never cease? [ male announcer ] staples has amazing back to school deals, like flash drives for $5.99. that was easy. >>> the white house says the death of so sam -- osama bin laden has raced the risk of violence. americans should be aware of the possible terrorists threats. demonstration and the possibility of violence against americans that said al-qaeda and other groups are planning terrorist attacks. >>> jury selection u
the pentagon released a tape seized in sunday's raid in pakistan, purported to be osama bin laden's last will and testament. the tape runs about three minutes. [ cheers and applause ] >> translator: allah be praised. i, osama bin laden, being at
aisle. >>> news that the navy s.e.a.l.s took a dog along to kill osama bin laden gave theheorld a glimpse of the incredible role pups now play in the military. what many don't know, though, is that dogs with comparable level of training are available for private use, at a price. and for abc's matt gutman, that is a "sign of the times." >> reporter: what can you buy for a quarter of a million dollars? a car? maybe a boat? a house? perhaps some jewelry. or a guard dog? you can call izzo ferocious. certainly scary. powerful. >> i'm a little terrified. >> reporter: but do not call him a guard dog. >> [ bleep ]. >> reporter: try the ultimate in luxury security. a nearly $230,000 member of canine royalty. a german shepherd able to switch from kill to cuddle in seconds. >> these are expensive family pets that know how to take care of business. >> reporter: that trait, plus perfect pedigree and a championship ranking, are all part of harrison prather's business here in aiken, south carolina, training the best of man's best friend. so what portion would you say of the customers who buy t
information on osama bin laden's plans to assassinate president obama. $1 million to talk? that offer comes in as katey as of late spencer last two days in jail. gambling on the go -- d.c. is trying to cash in on the food truck craze and we will tell you how. first, we will be back to tell you about the weather. ♪ >> the current nasa up final shuttle mission to spaces wait for an important phone call. president obama will call the astronauts at the international space station this afternoon. the crew members were roused from sleep early this morning to fix another failed computer. atlantis is set to return to earth next -- late next week. >> nearly three months after osama bin laden was killed, we are learning new details about his plot against the united states. not only was he planning an attack on the upcoming 10th anniversary of 9/11 but he also wanted to assassinate president obama. officials tell us that the plot involved trying to shoot down air force one. he also planned to target general david petraeus then the commander in afghanistan and the current cia director. >> is difficul
celebration. it's the first since u.s. special forces killed osama bin laden, and that has added an extra layer of security concern. as jane reports, park police say they have a robust plan in place. >> reporter: on the national mall, signs of increased security is everywhere. as tens of thousands flock to the folk life festival, ahead of monday's independence day celebration. this gentleman plans to be here for the fourth. >> make sure everybody feels safe coming to the event, you know. so i think it's safe. >> reporter: in the ten years since the september 11th attacks, federal law enforcement agencies say they have not changed their visible tactics for the fourth of july on the national mall. invisible, they say is another matter. park police plan a combination of plain clothes officers and technology. that's because when special forces raided osama bin laden's compound in pakistan, they found documents stating al qaeda was considering an attack on the u.s. on independence day. >> the greatest amount of security is that which you will not see. our combination of technology and plain cl
when the u.s. killed osama bin laden and pakistan. the prime minister is currently in london. my colleague asked if he understood why the u.s. had not told pakistan. >> that is the thing we did not like. >> you understand why? >> they did not want to share their victory with pakistan, they only want to share defeat. >> what they're indicating is that they did not trust the military and your security services to not leak it. >> when we had intelligence sharing with them and the people, the most wanted terrorist of al qaeda, we helped them. there was no reason not to share with us. >> did the isi note that osama bin laden was less than a mile away from your defense academy? >> he had been there for a long time. i want to ask you one question, whether the world intelligence failed? the whole failure of the world. >> did you know that bin laden was there? did your intelligence service know he was there? >> there was an intelligence failure by pakistan. >> you were not briefed that he was in your country? >> no, i'm telling you because there is additional permission going into the mat
's intelligence service arrested the members of their own organization who had helped us find osama bin laden. this is renewed calls to cut off the billions in aid we give to pakistan every year. now others say that money keeps pakistan a stable and important ally in the war on terror. so what should we do? well, an issue this complex can only be tackled with someone with a keen mind and vast international experience. me, stephen colbert. this is formidable opponent. stephen, thanks for coming. anything for you, buddy. >> after all, we are partners in the war on terror. >> stephen: yes, we are. >> stephen: i said partners in the war on terror. >> stephen: oh, sorry, i wasn't listening, i'm sorry. there you go. (laughter) >> stephen: okay, it's all there. and oh, yeah, one rocket launcher. you didn't get this from me. >> stephen: didn't get what? (laughter) >> stephen: stephen, how can we keep paying pakistan? they arrested everything who helped us. there could be no doubt now that they were harboring osama bin laden. >> allegedly he was in a mansion next to their military academy. if they wer
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